GAP Engineering has experience with the most common control systems currently available. We have worked with many generations of these control systems and can provide maintenance and upgrade support.

Services that are offered in the area of Control Engineering are:

DCS – System Configuration, Installation and Start-Up, Graphics, Advanced Regulatory Control Configuration, Hot and Cold Cutover, and Re-instrumentation Upgrades.

PLC – PLC Programming, Safety Shutdown System Design, Installation and Commissioning, Integration of Safety Shutdown into MMI or DCS Graphics.

Services include:

  • Intools Implementation & Support
  • Distributed Control System (DCS) Design & Programming
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Design & Programming
  • Field Bus Segment Design
  • Check-Out – Commissioning/Start-Up Support
  • Check-Out – On-Site Programming
  • Control Loop Tuning
  • Instrumentation Diagram Development
  • Instrument Specification & Selection
  • Emergency Shutdown (ESD) System Design
  • Control Valve Sizing
  • Alarm Management Design & Implementation
  • Advanced Control Design & Implementation
  • Control System Selection
  • Control System Documentation & Database Customization
  • Field Survey, Analysis & As-Building
  • Data Collection & Storage Systems Design
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI) Design & Programming
  • Interlock & Automated Sequencing Logic Design
  • Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) Design
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) Implementation
  • System Networking
  • In-House Staging/Simulation
  • Batch Sequence & Recipe Development

The Instrumentation & Controls team is equipped with the latest technology in engineering, design and PLC/DCS programming utilizing the following tools:

  • Microsoft Excel (Custom Visual Basic programming for various DCS platforms)
  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor (3D Modeling)
  • SolidWorks (3D Modeling)
  • ProEngineer (3D Modeling)
  • ISA SpecForm (instrument datasheets)
  • Allen-Bradley RSLogix, RSView, Panel Builder
  • ProWORX nxT (for Modicon)
  • GraySoft (for Modicon)
  • DirectSoft (Automation Direct)
  • Bailey Net90/Infi90